Bengaluru: Union Minister Jitendra Singh attended the inaugural function of the 2nd Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Young Scientists Conference (SCO YSC) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Scientific Research in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Then he said:
Corona virus has spread across the world and caused huge damage. Scientists need to find low-cost healthcare solutions to combat such diseases.
Also, cooperation among SCO countries should be strengthened to combat infectious diseases such as the Corona pandemic. Food security has emerged as a major issue in SCO countries. Technology will play an important role in increasing the quality and quantity of agricultural produce. This will increase farmers’ income. Thus he spoke.
India, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are 8 countries in the SEO system.